Administrators can use the Wi-Fi priority feature to influence the network connections that devices make. The table below describes how to set Wi-Fi priorities to achieve the noted results.
Wi-Fi priority values do not work with Android devices from version 8 and later releases.
Allow any Wi-Fi connection, equally
(This is the default state.)
For Always Connect Device to Managed Wi-Fi in Lockdown policy: Disable
For Wi-Fi configuration: The Priority field is ignored
Ensure that managed Wi-Fi networks always get priority over non-managed networks;
actively disconnect from unmanaged networks when a managed network is available.
Do not allow users to override the Wi-Fi connection choice with an unmanaged network.
For Always Connect Device to Managed Wi-Fi in Lockdown policy: Enable
For Wi-Fi configuration: set the Priority field for each Wi-Fi configuration.